Court reporting guidance

This guidance provides editors and journalists with a framework for thinking through these issues and some examples of relevant decisions by IPSO's Complaints Committee.

Please note this guidance was published March 2022.


Relevant Clauses

Clause 1 - Accuracy
Clause 3 - Harassment
Clause 7 - Children in sex cases
Clause 9 - Reporting of crime
Clause 11 - Victims of sexual assault
Clause 15 - Witness payments in criminal trials
Clause 16 - Payment to criminals

Link to Editors' Code

Further support

Other IPSO guidance and information for the public relevant to court reporting: